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the department of environment. >> budget and finance committee. i'm melanie. thank you for giving us the chance to provide our fy budgets. we run cutting-edge and wide programs. we work collaboratively with the departments and educate the public. excuse me. sf environment is a one shop stop to help to protect the environment locally. we develop much of the environment codes locally for the public >> i think your presentation will be up. so as requested i'll spend a few minutes talking about the housing environment arrest first is zero waste. we conduct the outreach on our proposition of incentives. we have the wait program that includes the implementation of the mandatory recycling ordinance and providing and monitoring cinnamons with the demolition. offer if you wouldn't mind activating the power point i think it's ready to go. along with dp w he set the rates for the various places in the city and spearhead other programs. a related program is around toxic reduction. it offers a variety of the public to expose of their toxic products. we provided information insuring with the least possible
avenue. no. 1 to no. 4. richard thomas environment and land management. the appellant is requesting that the abatement appeals board grant jurisdiction. >> good morning. are we taking these items individually or together? individually. in case of 6772, i don't have much to add from the last time this was before you except to state that the commission asked for a detailed table with all the information and i believe we've given that today and it's attachment a. in the back of your staff report and also for your convenience we have included the staff report with the information that we believe you need to make your decision and we strongly urge you on the basis that it's all before you that there is proper information that the appellant is given you to be able to take this case and in doing to mar our ability in both agenda item 1 and 2. and when we go to no. 2, i will be saying the same thing. thank you very much. >> question. could you clarify, are these two separate properties? >> it is and because the applications if you recall you were asking for better clarification at the last
-year legacy of integrating art into the airport environment with the addition of five new commissions that are as bold and dynamic as the new building. >> this project was completed in record time, and we were able to integrate the artist's early enough in the process that they could work with the architect said that the work that is completed is the work that really helps complement and instill the space as opposed to being tucked away in a corner. >> be experience begins with the glass facades that was designed with over 120 laminated glass panels. it captures the experience of being under or over clouds when flying in a plane. depending on the distance or point of view, it can appear clear for more abstract and atmospheric. the subtle colors change gradually depending on the light and the time of day. >> i wanted to create an art work that looks over time as well as working on in the first glance. the first time you come here, you may not see a. but you may be able to see one side over the other. it features a couple of suspended sculptures. each was created out of a series of flat
the virus grows, if you follow the metaphor that bullying is a systemic virus, then the environment has to change so the virus cannot grow and the only way the environment changes is if youth and adults begin to speak with one voice about changing the social norms that allows it to happen. it makes sense to most of us, you have it khaifrpb the social norms. we must educate. but we must go beyond thinking more rigor will get us better achievement. we have to remember a school is a community and in a xhuept, people look out for each other. they've got each other's back. how do we begin to promote that idea that we are in this thing together? we believe it's through, unfortunately but truly, self-interest. kids are driven developmentally by the desire to fit in, to belong, to be part of an affinity group. if we can capitalize on their desire to look out for their friends and give them some more tools and opportunities and support, they will begin to do what we need them to do to at least confront it in their own small cell of social influence and the compounding and leveraging of that
of the environment is very important. it is a direct relationship with the high breast cancer rates, a cancer rates in particular, but also breast cancer, and to some degree childhood obesity, there's a correlation between the environment people are growing up in. when we talk about my legislative priorities, the environment is also on that list of priorities. minimizing asthma, maintaining the asman task force, that we will keep implementing that my predecessors started, educating people on healthy lifestyles, exercise, healthy diet. we talked about the environment. it is about the food we are taking into our body, our stress level, and a component that is not often discussed as our mental health -- is our mental health. mental health and physical health factor into the environment that people are living in. it is in their home, it is in the neighborhood, it is the whole southeast quadrant. any way you guys sit up, we have had our disproportionate share -- you dice it up, we have had our disproportionate share of problems that are happening. the policies and priorities of the city have been implem
-year-old are in that age group were you worried. my kids, i worry far more about the environment which we have created surrounding drugs, the hysteria because that environment allows police officers to look at my kids like they fit the description of the drug user. so i fear that interaction, my kids interaction with the police a hell of a lot more than i fear the interaction of my kid with drugs. because i can teach them about drugs because i know drug effexor predictable but this interaction with black voice and police is not predictable. >> host: both could be avoided by avoiding drug use. >> guest: certainly and my kids might avoid it but the point is that there are kids who want and so if they do not avoided at least you're keeping them safe by having them have the education, giving them the correct information. not only that, you are not only teaching them about drugs that you are teaching them how to think critically and teaching them how to evaluate information. that is what i value as a professor. but you talked about legalization and one of the things i want to make clear is
environment go in with the right knowledge and the right attitude and you can see the tactical unit at the bottom there and the crisis response civil military operations center that was there to provide the command and control of those tactical units responding on the military side, this provided a perfect environment and opportunity for them to be able to interact with the civilian partners and provide the most appropriate response and understanding. very complex and again i just want to reiterate that the military, we know when we're responding in this type of environment that we're not coming in with the heavy capability and saying don't worry, we're here to help you and take over, we're here to complement and support you with the appropriate ways that you request our needs. the next few slides that i'm going to go over here shows some of the military capability and how some of those responses that we did during this exercise can also be applied at home in a domestic environment such as a response to maybe an earthquake here in san francisco. so the first part up there, you see
're cared for in a clean, safe environment. with no animal b no other chicken company does this. but we believe this is what it takes to bring your family a tastier, more tender chicken. perdue. we believe in a better chicken. >>> we are working for you on this monday morning. good morning, everyone. i'm charlie crowson. megan pringle is off today. but lynette charles is here with the forecast. what is going on? >>> not a lot. charlie. we look at maryland's most powerful radar. we're looking for showers. not really, it doesn't mean we won't get any into the morning hours and the afternoon. make sure that you take the rain gear with you. outside right now, this is going on right now, yes. we're dealing with clouds, and sun mixing in across the area. that's the name of the game throughout the afternoon as well. and the sky is changing a bit throughout the next several days. the temperature right now is warm. 71 degrees right now. annapolis, we're at 89. in shade he side that temperature is at 71. so these temperatures are above- average this morning and even into the afternoon. speaking o
i worry far more about the environment which we have created surrounding drugs, the history of because the environment allows police officers to look at my kids like they fit the description. i fear that interaction, my kids interaction with the police a helluva lot more than i few the interaction of my kid with drugs because i can teach them about drugs because i know that drug affect our predictable but this intersection, that is not predictable. >> host: both could be avoided by avoiding drug use. >> guest: certainly. my kids might avoid it, but the point is there are kids who won't and so if they do not avoid it, at least you are keeping them safe by having them have the education and giving them the correct information. not only teaching them about drugs but teaching them critically how to evaluate information and that is what we value and that is what i tell you as a professor. that's one thing. when you talked about legalization. one of the things i want to make clear is yeah i'm not encouraging legalization. i'm for decriminalization so it looks like this. what you d
more about the environment which we have created surrounding drugs, the hysteria because the environment allows police officers to look at my kids like a fit the description of a drug user and so i fear that interaction, my kids interaction with the police a hell of a lot more than my kids interactions with drugs because i can teach them about drugs because i know that the drug affects our predictable but this interaction with black boys and the police is not predictable. >> host: but both can be avoided by drug use avoidance. >> guest: my kids might avoid it, but the point is there are kids who won't so if they do not at least you are keeping them safe by having the education, giving them the correct information. not only that knorr not only teaching them about drug is that how to think critically and evaluated formation. that's what we tell you and i value as a professor. but you talk about legalization. one of the things i want to make clear his yes i'm not encouraging legalization. decriminalization looks like this. what you do is buy the drugs are still illegal but w
't believe in that. we mean that every classroom, every school environment should be a safe environment where everyone is welcomed regardless of who you are, regardless of your ethnic background, sexual orientation or cultural background and we don't couple that with behaviors that kids will display. and the other thing in terms of context that i want to make sure is clear and i didn't am happy you're here and we are fighting a battle against pop culture and the messages they receive on tv, logging on to the facebook page, logging on to all of the social media that is out there, think how many times in pop culture they refer to someone as "their little b, or little n" and that's just the way we greet each other and for someone that entered school only speaking spanish and you think about the language issues and in spanish i can tell you a whole bunch of terms that people use to great each other that are so racist, homo phobic and have a length and accepted as accepted and we need to work together and we're dealing with a culture we are trying to shift and in san francisco we are proud
'm david berry for the owner and for environment land management. since we spoke the last time, as we described in the declaration of thomas, environment land management and tom have hired an attorney for substantial time to clear violations. she has met with andrew cars and had a very productive session with mr. cars to go through each of the violations and determine the steps required to clear each violation and also authorized the property management for elm to spend substantial time also clearing all violations, taking all steps required and obtaining all permits required. i spoke yesterday with the plumber to inspect the property and give us prices and he'll return to the property for additional estimates for completion of the work. it's the plan of mr. thomas to clear all violations. the department has been very cooperative and explained the steps required to clear the violations and they have stated the various penalties that we are appealing from are negotiable or up for discussion once the violation are cleared. i have spoke with mr. thomas to discuss the case. we believe we
about the neighborhood and care about the environment. people with a sense of aesthetics and of the community and i think that we found such a tenant with chipotle, i thank you for your time. >> (inaudible) we support our families with this business, we are like 52 members that are held together and we support it. and, i am being in this restaurant for 20 years. and why, just in 50 feet we are a mexican restaurant, chilango and (inaudible) and (inaudible) and we are doing good. fairly good, we support our families. chipotle just one more restaurant, for us, it is our life. we depend on that restaurant. and our families, and we have our really (inaudible) food. the problem is we need to start thinking that they can put us out of the business. we cannot support that kind of (inaudible) for a long time. if you allow them to work there. it will loss our jobs, we loss the way that we support our family and how that we support our children, thank you. >> thank you. >> next speaker, please? >> good afternoon. i am in favor of chipotle coming in for a couple of reasons. and expre
' linda so is live at the house. >> hazmat crews and maryland department of the environment are on the scene right now trying to pinpoint the exact source and cause of the poisoning, but all reports indicate this is carbon monoxide poisoning. it is at the home here, two homes down on hillcrust every. you can see the people on the front porch. they are waiting to go inside to take air samples. this call came enbefore midnight. one staff members in the house was found unconscious. this is a group hope for challenged men. that staff person was taken to shock trauma and will be evaluated for the hyperbaric chamber. and a second call an hour later. all people in the home, seven, were feeling sick. most people were taken to franklin square. three staff people and three additional residents of the home were transported to the hospital. we're told that most of them have been taken to shock trauma and will be evaluated for the hyperbaric chamber. again, carbon monoxide poisoning, but has immediate crews and maryland department of the environment will take air samples. right now the h
one is urban forestry and nature. we foster environment and moisture the urban council. finally to enhance our work proposal we launched a proposal that will come up with strategies and policies for the city. the last program area to detail before we go into the budget is the green management program. it offers technical assistance from environmental experts to help businesses improve their businesses footprints . it looked like we lost the power point again. shall i continue - i know that today, this committee was interested in hearing about lingual and other tops. culture linguistic is part of the mission of our department. we're not able to sponsor board participation and in terms of the uptake of our programs and services unless we can communicate effectively with the folks of san francisco. our department has staff whose primary responsibility is to the cantonese spanish and other folks. our team spends over 5 house you hours to help with the highest need. a large part of our environment is to attend community events to highlight the policies and every year we attend 16 eve
're in that environment where you have rising interest rates, a stronger dollar, weaker commodity prices, when you think about the u.s. stocks you want to own, you want to think about names that are going to do well in a strong dollar, weak commodity environment. there are plenty to choose from. i think even when the tide is finished going out on emerging markets, they're not all the same. there are great opportunities that i think we're going to see over the course of the summer. just think about it. if the fed's raising rates because the economy's doing better, well, that should be good for economies linked to the u.s. mexico is getting trashed right now. >> right. >> it was a very crowded position. at some point, though, i think that's going to be a great opportunity. >> yeah. and there's growth there. that's the bottom line. >> yes. >> even when you look at some of the other latin american or regional areas there, like brazil, come way down from the growth levels and the peaks. yeah, maybe mexico is the one to look for safety. >> right. >> ralph, what's your take on the emerging markets part of this
the cats that are in this pretty complex environment and trying to get them moving in a common direction. >> general baldwin? >> first, i'm very, very encouraged at the direction the department of defense has taken in changing the way that we do support the civil authorities. and the evolution, the problem that came out of the l.a. riots that were highlighted during hurricane katrina, we had two milltrix out there, the active force and responding. with changes in the law and changes in focus and direction we're starting to fix a lot of that and come together as one joint team to be able to better serve the people here in the state of california and the rest the nation in times of disaster. but there is work that needs to be done. first, we need to find a way that we can share capabilities that are resident within each of our organizations. as the commander of the army national guard you would think i know what forces are available in the army reserve in california. but i don't. i don't even know who their general officers are. i have no visibility on what forces are available at camp pen
[gavel] >> next item. >> item 7 is ordinance amending the environment code, by adding chapter 23, to require new buildings that have drinking fountains to provide bottle filling stations; and making environmental and other findings. >> colleagues, can we take this item same house same call? this ordinance is finally passed. next item. >> item 8, ordinance appropriating $55,064,799 of proceeds from san francisco public utilities commission water revenue bonds to fund the water system improvement program calaveras dam project and re-appropriating $77,271,241 of wsip project appropriations to various wsip projects consistent with the revised april 2013 wsip program budget adopted by the sfpuc. ~ projects. >> colleagues, same house same call? this ordinance is passed on the first reading. [gavel] >> next item. >> item 9 is resolution retroactively approving the feeder agreement between the city and county of san francisco and the bay area rapid transit district for repayment for transfer trips, with a term from july 1, 2010, to june 30, 2020. >> madam clerk, can you call item 10 as w
for human and environmental health. lead addresses five categories that enhances environment. indoor air quality, energy, water, materials and resources, and sustainable sites are the five categories for the lead. you can go for several gold or platinum certifications. >> the city wanted to be silver lead status. . maybe gold was a stretch. and people said, if we're going to be a sustainable organization that the pucs this has got to be the top of the line. it's got to be a lead platinum building. what does that mean to us? we run water, power, and sewer. so, those are some of the biggest things involved in lead platinum. ♪ ♪ >> by late 2008 the project, as we got the contractor on board and we were able to start pricing it, we're a multi-, multi-, multi-million dollar over budget. >> the story a lot of people don't know after we got select today do this project, the first price we came in with was $180 million. and the city said, you know, this is a great building, but we just don't want to spend that much money. so, the project was on the verge of being canceled. >> if you're looki
it for the other tremendously important things. i'm current on the commission and i'm interested in the environment point of view and the needs point of view is very important to me. thank you for considering me >> mr. larkin. >> good morning commissioners i'm the candidate for either of the openings. i am a professional engineer. i'm a 28 year resident of the outer richmond district. i ride the 38 local on a regular basis. i was a member of the first citizens committee for the feasibility study and i've been to most of the meeting as an at large participant and i figured that i would like to - as well as i'm at the meetings anyone i might as well join the committee. there has to be someone on the committee it might as well be me. >> i was going to ask if the other two candidates for the tenderloin vacancy are here. >> though i should mention that the supervisor or commissioner kim has urged us to continue this. >> thank you, commissioners good morning. i'm peter i'm a resident of the tenderloin. i myself am a transit rider and i don't own a car. as a frequent rider i'm familiar with the chall
, tony testified in front of the environment and public works committee on why we need to pass and get the safe cosmetics out there on the floor of that senate, he did a fantastic job and i stole this off the video which is archiving, you can watch it, and this act would call for quick action on the chemicals of greatest concern, would increase access to basic health and safety information on chemicals, would use the best science to assess safety, so not old science but new science, would seek to protect vulnerable populations like we talked about way back when, right, prenatally and in pregnancy, those ones that are maybe more vulnerable to chemical exposures and also to reduce exposures in communities with unfair burden of exposures, we know that very often, poor communities, communities of color, communities with less resources are exposed to higher levels of chemicals so we have to reduce that unfair burden because they already have enough unfair burden, so that calls for some comprehensive changes and we want to see those happen. the senate is not likely to reconvene and vote on t
to concentrate and learn. so a school safety environment is no. 1 and we know that when you have that safe environment it's backed up by respect and trust, students will learn better, they will attend school better and academically they will do well and socially they will do well. so socially we're very concerned about implementing at the ground level these laws tom has led the way in enacting. >> but there are a lot of people who don't think this is an issue, unfortunately, sadly. i know you are a big believer in this in mental health and good physical health and the link to academics. could you talk about that, please? >> all the research points to having a healthy school environment, having health in your life, many students, a quarter of our students in california have poverty, a quarter of our children have no health care. what was a million students a year and a half ago is now a million and a half. when you have good nutrition and good health, you will learn better. it goes hand in hand with good mental health and a good school environment. the research points out, we want our k
with the interest-rate environment, actually. i know this sounds counter fed focusesut the on demand and credit. under no circumstances with the current political risk and interest-rate environment would i put a dollar a my own money into the mortgage market. the returns are not there. so, again, we have to get through those issues. fed focuses maybe i will be the only one to lou's point about the attorney general's. anytime there is something in the paper about eminent domain, there is one more reason for an investor not to put money in the market. so what are the reasons the government dominates the market? nobody else is willing to make those loans at that price with that amount of risk, which again, we do not by making things cheaper, but by what washington usually does, by hiding the cost, rather than eliminating. >> sarah? illuminating it. >> if you look at the amount of capital available for the parts of the market whose structure is well understood and where there is confidence it will be there in the future -- thinking of the private mortgage insurance market --applaud there is a tonf
saying it's a dangerous environment. we'll bring if additional meters and mde and try to evaluate exactly what it is. >> reporter: you've taken air samples so it may be something different. you're saying it's something as possible as household chemicals because this isn't the heating season when you see carbon monoxide? >> right. sometimes you can makes can he g mix chemicals. >> reporter: i notice there's an orange barricade sign on the front. >> right. right now that facility has been closed down. when we get the samples we will determine when it's safe to open it back up. >> reporter: okay. that's the scene here from park ville. 8 people taken to the hospital, 6 at shock trauma. i'm mike schuh reporting live. back to you. >> thank you. stay with wjz and cbsbaltimore.com for the very latest on this breaking story. 19 and a half minutes past the hour. >>> let's go right to the ronster. ron matz. good morning. >> reporter: hay birthday to tracy. he's inside jimmy's working hard. i want to thank everybody who responded. i put a picture of my dad on my twitter page yesterday for father'
open space. our small businesses. our environment. we are all concerned about that as well. of course i must say about our housing authority as well. so we are taking on a lot of responsibility and because we are and because we are very busy doing the work we are. sometimes we need your input to steer us in the right direction for what things you think are important. so we are open to that. and we want to hear from you tonight. enough speeches. let's get on with it. may i have a couple words from supervisor avalos and farrell. >> thank you. thank you mayor lee, and yes, i get to make a speech too. i am supervisor john avalos, i represent district 11, just over the hill. i want to thank the mayor and the department staff for being here. and i want to thank supervisor farrell, the chair of the budget committee to be here. he's got a very difficult task. but one that he will have help with colleagues on the budget committee and we will be joined by supervisor cohen as well. i have talked incessantly of needing a budget based on equity, on neighborhoods and their needs. in district 10 and 1
in mind, to create a warm, safe and nurturing environment. to make sure the substance abuse services are integrated. women's hope offers therapy and psychiatric services and group -- our access to resources of prenatal care ensures regnant women get connected to have a healthy and safe child. in addition the parenting department offers parenting education, one-on-one counseling and support. interventions are and integral part of creating a change in the parent/child relationship. they are able to leave the foster care system and returned to the family of origin where it is a safer, nurturing environment. cutting even four beds at women's hope puts all of the above services at risk; it means losing staff. our children need to be a priority. women's hope program
in international environments to help promote humanitarian missions. fleet week got involved with a humanitarian mission back in october in the earthquake in van, turkey. there's a heavy kurdish in san francisco and the ... better recover from their event and how to better prepare in the future from the katz traufk event that had taken place would not occur. we got a phone call at the fleet week association to ask if we could help bring together some resources and leet a fact-finding mission and we did that. one of our panelists is up here, second from your left, rob dudgeon, he's with the department of emergency management and he's the director of emergency services. rob's organization has been instrumental in creating the program that we have from back in 2010 all the way through to today and i know in the future we're already talking about putting together a hot wash of everything we've learned through 2012's fleet week. so rob is going to talk about the van, turkey mission. from turkey we have rear admiral guereva he has more than 14 years sea-going experience serving across various frig
environment that was createded as a resulted and that was our issue. >> thank you, anybody else? that is funny, i had "being told" written down, too. i agree that you cannot tell a business that "they have to" come to your meeting. going to an organization that you sit on the board is an easy way out and you are not really going out into the community and integrating into the neighborhood, and presenting your permit to people who may offer a different view an the organization that you actually belong to, or are a board member to. so there is definitely in my eyes an issue with only going to your organization. however, at the same time, they have been there for forever and they have been open late for forever and i personally do not think that we should withhold these permits, but i am going to speak to condition no. 2; if we do accept these proposed conditions for lori's diner that it end with a period after "30 days and strike, be made "available to the, et cetera." >> is lori's central? >> one is central and one is tenderloin. >> has central station received complaint
aspects. >> what better way to show that the puc cares about the environment and the puc is going to show everyone else, you can do this, too. and you can do it in a way that makes sense, that's affordable, and that is better for the environment. >> and this is the most energy efficient government building in the united states today, if not the world. and it is an example that the entire united states can look to and say, that's what we need to do to save our city hundreds of millions of dollars in energy consumption a year and set an example to everybody of how to save energy, to be green, to be sustainable, to be responsible. the city is leading the way. >> it will be immediately recognizable and iconic from various parts of the city or even if you see a picture. that's the sfpuc building. it's a wonderful building. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ in ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ (clapping). this is we call ourself 0 october net and that's a play on words. they can play another song and they received a command performance and they received the highe
? >> we are a highly regulated industry. we spent a lot of time thinking about the environment. rather than going into specifics, i would articulate a few core principles. we are most part i'm a in favor of an insurance that relative to other distributor -- for the most part, we are in favor of assuring their relative to other distributors we are treated in accordance. or is no reason that we should not be able to be treated the same way. taxation should be comparable so we can compete readily without the regulatory policies influencing the winners and losers. with respect to the way we interact with our programming vendors and broadcasters, we think it is keep that the power of governance not favor one side over the other. what we are working through now is the video regulatory regime which dates back to the cable act of 1990 two. the world is changed quite a bit. the level of competition is very different. media isthat local different. it is time to take a fresh look. we do not have any specific pro--- proposals we are advocating. it is time for a renewed look at the overall landscap
are talking about life and the environment and how we are contributing. i think this is very port effort, it's lovely to hear from the residence to know what that effect is made on their daily life and hopefully more people will enjoy that environment in the city who want to gradually everybody who has worked on it. it sounds like it was a labor of love and it will continue to be a labor of love. thank you very much. >> item 10a -- consent calendar. >> sorry, can i say thank you, thank you so much for your time and attention for this. i appreciate the opportunity to present to you. i appreciate the thanks and what you have expressed a really without the ongoing support of the port commission none of this would have been possible. so thanks. >> item 10a, requesting authorization to enter into cost-sharing agreement with the us army corps of engineers for a feasibility study of dredging of the port central basin near pier 70. (reading from the agenda) >> so moved. >> second. >> any public comment on the consent calendar? all those in favor? aye. resolution 1323 and 1324 have been passed.
to produce an environment for the waterfront obviously one of the presenters did mention in terms of what was previously there which was very exciting, digest was in the right environment and not safe in terms of the tech activity. in terms of how and the content and how the space would be used, in line with what we're trying to create, the mayor and the city, the waterfront is going to be important in the long run as well. thank you very much. sorry mr. murphy. >> it's a great project i appreciate the presentation by both parties. i'm supposed to get it to -- a tour out there next week. i would like to say that the reason that the pier is closed down, obviously some violations and all of that. that will be all addressed during this endeavor i hope? >> with money from the port left over. >> okay. good luck to whoever gets this. all right, thank you. >> more on that commissioner thank you for that. >> given the time we'll take a quick five minute break. could i have a motion? >> i move to recess. >> second. >> all those in favor? aye. (recess) >> motion to reconvene. >> second. >> item
, phnom penh. >>> environment ministry officials in japan are turning to experts for advice on their plan to store dirt and other debris contaminated by the 2011 nuclear accident. workers have been removing topsoil from the ground in fukushima if their effort to decontaminate the area. the government plans to construct intermediate storage facilities in three towns near the fukushima daiichi plant. the debris will be kept there until final disposal sites are bill but some residents are concerned about high levels of radiation. in response the environmental ministry is bringing in experts. they will check the ground under the sites to make sure it is stable and also give advice on the structure of the facility as well as safety measures. another panel of experts will discuss how to conserve the environment around the sites. the panels will hold their first meetings before the end of the month. >>> lawmakers in japan are giving local leaders more power in times of crisis. they've revised a law to allow municipalities to give new alerts to residents during disasters. members of the upper hou
of time to continue to reduce crime and continue to create a safe environment and environment where we would not necessarily need to have this large investment in the criminal justice system. [ applause ] >> to mr. gas skon. if we were to eliminate money bail in effect turn over a decision whether or not someone is in custody to a judge whether or not they have been violator likely to reoffending or a flight risk, do you think that kind of system would likewise get accused of discrimination against the poor or racial minorities or do you think it would be more fair? >> i think it would be more fair. if you look at the fact that hispanics for instance are under the current system 4 percent more likely to be held on a pretrial setting than whites, 27 percent, we can show there is a disparity there. if we create a model that is based on evidence base risk factors that can be applied to the individual and the setting of that individual and can be done objectively not because an officer is making a decision but putting some kind of value system to those factors that are likely to impact r
environments that promote health and to create opportunities for physical opportunity. i think lastly, one of the components responsibility 'cause health is influenced by so many different things and this is /tkpwrae example of tremendous collaboration and working together. you've got major city agencies working to put this on and i think we need to recognize that and that that's what we need to create a healthier san francisco. i think with that doctor is still here so i'd -- sorry, this is my last slide. the cost benefit. i'm sorry. it's really important also to talk about the cost benefit and how much does it cost to run this in comparison with other programs. and through studies this doctor participated in there is a cost benefit to conducting sunday streets, where we get an estimated savings of about $2.30 for every dollar spent in medical care and that's a big return on your investment. and the fact that there is a cost to putting on this event, but it gets spread out so many /paopl 'cause you get such high numbers coming out that it become a really good cost benefit where sm
to the station, you heard me talk about the 3 e's. the enforcement and environment -- how does the area where the crime is occurring how does it lend itself to crime happening. we trim the bushes to keep the lights visible and we walked around and wrote down pole numbers and had it fixed. we had shine a light on persia where one of the groups handed light bulbs if they agreed to leave the light on at night. these were all things we do for the environment to try to reduce crime. the education component of that is a lot of community meetings. i average 12 community meetings a month . one of the things the police advisory board did was come out with these cards. they have a high spike in robbery and hand these cards out to people. we also had these big signs made up. it's in spanish, chinese and english. we talked about things, please beware of your surroundings. you notice this person has his head phones on. they mention should hide your valuable. if you call 9-1-1 on your cellphone you might not get san francisco. we ask people to program their phone to the 9-1-1 room here. that's part of the
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